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Employment Conditions Snapshot
This page provides a quick glimpse of the Hillsborough County and Tampa Bay area employment conditions.
Information here can be useful to job candidates looking to enhance their career opportunities and job search. You can use this link for quick access to information on occupations, wages and salaries, training resources, or to develop profiles to help manage your job search.
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Current Market Information
Unemployment Rates (not seasonally adjusted) - January 2018 (most recent available)
United States: 4.5%
Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater MSA: 3.9%
CareerSource Tampa Bay (Hillsborough County): 3.8%
In January 2018, the Tampa‐St. Petersburg‐Clearwater MSA had the highest annual job growth compared to all the metro areas in the state in education and health services (+6,700 jobs); financial activities (+6,000 jobs); and other services (+1,500 jobs) and tied for the second highest annual job growth compared to all the metro areas in the state in leisure and hospitality (+4,800 jobs).
Average Annual Wage - 2016
CareerSource Tampa Bay (Hillsborough County): $51,245
Click here for a detailed report on industries showing growth or declines in jobs, population totals and other information specific to Hillsborough County.